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Problem: Calculate the density of UO2a=0.474nm

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Recall that density has a formula of:


density=massvolume

mass = g
volume = cm3


We’re going to calculate for the density using the following steps:

Step 1: Calculate the volume of the 1 unit cell
Step 2: Calculate the density 


Step 1: Calculate the volume of the unit cell.

Given: edge length (a) = 0.474 nm

volume of unit cell=volume of cubevolume of unit cell=a3volume of unit cell =0.474 nm3×10-9 m1 nm3×1 cm10-2 m3

volume of unit cell = 4.74 x 10-22 cm3


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Calculate the density of UO2

a=0.474nm

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